General Education & Training Certificate: Environmental Practice (NQF 1)

Programme Details

This qualification is the first in a series for practitioners in the field of environmental science, environmental management and waste management. This series of qualifications will equip practitioners with the skills, knowledge and values to contribute towards the wise and effective use and management of our natural resources and ecological systems.

This programme is targeted at learners who need to have an elementary understanding of the concept of the environment and the basic principles which underpin the sustainable use of resources; understand their role and perform the activities associated with their role, using the tools, materials and practices of their particular field; understand how they are affected by laws, agreements and policies related to their particular context; and understand the impact of their activities on the (natural) environment, as well as the implications of these activities for the environment.